Conference: A Way Forward Posted October 1, 2019

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The Center for the Healing of Racism presents

A Way Forward

A conference at

Houston Community College – Central Campus

October 18-19, 2019

Conference Highlights

  • “Are we really ready to talk about racism?” with Cherry Steinwender and Laura Gallier, Co-Directors of the Center. 
  • Kristian Caballero, from Texas Appleseed, will describe the social justice work they are doing to address specific institutional racism problems: real estate inequity, debt situations, criminal justice, police profiling, etc.  She will be joined by Larry Payne and others.
  • Jeff Reese, President of HPJC and retired sheriff’s officer, will talk about “what actually goes on among the men in blue.”  
  • Six additional presentations about how college faculty can address issues of institutional racism and the impact of the system on faculty women of color.
  • Dr. Craig Oettinger will explain how we got into this mess and give suggestions for how to get out of it.
  • Professionals Dr. Kimberly Baker and Ms. Kenya Minott will present a workshop on social justice actions.
  • A team from A&M University will describe how they use Storytelling as a tool in anti-racism work.
Click the thumbnail above for the full conference schedule.

The cost is $99 for full-time faculty, CFHR members and the general public, and $50 for HCC part-time faculty.  

There is no cost for Houston Community College students but they too must register.  

Registration link is https://chrantiracismconference.org/      

Breakfast and lunch are included for registered participants both Friday and Saturday.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS OCTOBER 6, 2019.